Upcoming April 2021 Events

“Happiness is Homemade”
The Covington Garden Club presents “Happiness is Homemade,” and NGC Standard Flower Show, on Thursday, April 8, 2021 from 1 – 3 p.m. at the Bogue Falaya Hall. This event is free and open to the public, handicap accessible. Bogue Falaya Hall is located at 317 Jefferson Ave.

“Spring for Art 2021”

Mark your calendar because there are few better ways to spring forward than with Spring for Art, a celebration of music, art and performing arts, and few better places to celebrate such than historic downtown Covington. Spring for Art is a free festival held in the streets of the city’s historic downtown district. Produced by St. Tammany Art Association, the annual event draws thousands of patrons who come out to enjoy the live music, art , performances and dining in numerous Spring for Art locations

“A Night at the Movies”
Covington Concert Band presents “A Night at the Movies”, an inaugural concert sponsored by the City of Covington. The concert takes place Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Covington. Free Admission, safe seating available. Dr. Marc Pittman will emcee the event featuring Erik Morales as musical director and Dr. Juliia Akers on violin.

“Covington Antiques and Uniques Festival 2021”
The City of Covington presents the Covington Antiques and Uniques Festival 2021, taking place April 17 & 18 (Saturday & Sunday) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Featuring antiques, vintage collectibles and crafts, architectural salvage, food, music and the STAA Covington Art Market. For more information, visit covingtonheritagefoundation.com or email antiques@covla.com.

The Covington Trailhead is located at 419 N. New Hampshire St. This free event is brought to you by the St. Tammany Art Association, The City of Covington and the Covington Heritage Foundation.

“KCB Paper Shredding Day”

Too many paper files? Wondering how to dispose of it? Don’t throw them away!

Keep Covington Beautiful, in partnership with Baldwin Subaru, is sponsoring the annual Paper Shredding Day on April 24th to celebrate Earth Day. The event will take place from 9:00 a.m. to noon in the Covington City Hall employee parking lot at the corner of N. Jefferson & W. 24th Avenue. Enter from N. Jefferson Street. Please be considerate of our volunteers and wear a mask or face covering as they will do.

Covington area residents can bring a MAXIMUM of 3 boxes (approx. 10”H x 12”W x 18”L) of paper documents to be securely shredded on-site by the local company, i shred. The shredded paper will be recycled. Keep Covington Beautiful is very grateful to Baldwin Subaru for their generous support so this service can be provided at no charge to the residents of Covington.

The following material will be accepted: all types of office paper, sticky notes, index cards, computer binders, entire files (with clasps), and carbon/NCR forms. There is no need to remove paper clips, staples, clasps in folders or rubber bands.

The following will not be accepted: phone books, hardback books, magazines, plastics, cassettes, video tapes
i shred is licensed, bonded and insured. For more information about the company, please visit their website, ishredonsite.com.
Keep Covington Beautiful is a 501 c 3 non-profit organization dedicated to the beautification of the City of Covington. KCB’s major projects include planting and maintaining street-side planters in the downtown area; development, maintenance and expansion of the Blue Swamp Creek Nature Trail at the Covington Recreation Complex; annual Bogue Falaya River Sweep litter clean-up; recycling activities and annual Arbor Day Event.

To become a member, make a donation or volunteer, contact KCB at 985-867-3652, email keepcovbeautiful@gmail.com or visit the KCB website, keepcovingtonbeautiful.org. Follow Keep Covington Beautiful on Facebook.